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Calcific aortic stenosis

Calcific aortic stenosis (AS) results from the thickening and calcification of valve leaflets and subsequent obstruction of blood-flow across the aortic valve This PrimeView highlights the management of AS, for which the only treatment is aortic valve replacement.

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Calcific aortic stenosis. Nat Rev Dis Primers 2, 16007 (2016).

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